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This job expired on 18 February 2024

  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership 8-12

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you are looking for a once in a career opportunity to help shape a brand new school, make a significant impact, and real difference, while applying and developing your skills and knowledge further, the this is the post for you!

Are you an enthusiastic, energetic and effective teacher looking for an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of a brand new school supporting SLCN and SEMH needs?

If you are passionate about education, have high aspirations for young people with the ability to engage learners in a motivating and creative manner, come and join our team.

This is an exciting opportunity to influence the direction of Hill View School to further improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in South Somerset. Hill View School is a special school providing education for 120 learners aged 5 - 16 years (mixed), with Social and Emotional Mental Health and/or Speech, Language and Communication Needs as the identified primary need. The school situated in Martock is currently in the pre-opening phase, with an opening date of September 2024. The school will open with an intake of 60 learners (initially Years 1 to 9 from Sept 2024), growing over 3 years to a full capacity of 120 learners.

The Role

As an Assistant Head Teacher at Hill View School, you will be instrumental in enhancing our learning environment, promoting high standards of education, and supporting our vision of academic and personal growth for every student.


Location - Please Note: This position is at Hill View School - Martock, Somerset

Key Responsibilities Include:

The Assistant Headteacher, under the direction of the Headteacher, will take a major role in:

  • Formulating and driving the aims and objectives of the school
  • Establishing and implementing policies for achieving these aims and objectives
  • Effectively managing staff and resources to achieve our objectives
  • Monitoring progress towards the achievement of the school’s aims and objectives securing concise information is accurately reported to the LSC and The Oak Partnership Trust
  • Strategically lead areas identified in the School Improvement Plan (SIP) and contribute to the Self Evaluation Framework (SEF)
  • Being the schools Deputy/ Designated Safeguarding Lead undertaking all associated roles and responsibilities in relation to this including the development of Governors and the workforce
  • Strategically leading and have an oversight of learner and staff attendance and behaviour
  • With the support of the Headteacher leading the schools Performance Management and Continuous Professional Development Cycle (all staff) including the New Staff Induction Programme
  • Leading strategically, the Quality of Education, including whole school curriculum development, teaching, learning, assessment and educational standards, the leadership and management of key stage and curriculum team leaders, working closely with the Headteacher.
  • Undertaking the normal responsibilities of the class teacher if required
  • Being a member of the senior leadership team
  • Supporting and representing the Headteacher at meetings as and when required

Who We're Looking For:

We welcome candidates who are:

  • Inspirational leaders with a passion for education and positive change.
  • Experienced in school leadership and management, with evidence of driving improvement.
  • Committed to the principles of equality, inclusion, and promoting high achievement for all.
  • Skilled communicators with the ability to inspire, motivate, and engage students, staff, and the community.
  • Innovative thinkers with a strategic mindset and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Enthusiastic about contributing to a vibrant school community and culture.

Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in the UK.
  • A track record of exemplary teaching experience across different key stages.
  • Demonstrable success in leadership and school improvement initiatives.
  • Outstanding organisational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the current educational landscape and policies.
  • The right to work in the UK.

How to apply:

To Apply please complete the application form at this link. Submit your application by 9pm on 18th February 2024 to recruitment@oak.education

For a discussion about the post please contact Stu Lambert (Principal Designate) at Selworthy School on 01823 284970 orslambert@hv.oak.edcuation.

To support your application please outline your skills, experience, and suitability for the role as specified in the job description and specification.

Recruitment Timeline:

Application closing date: 9pm 18thFebruary 2024

Candidate shortlisting: 19th-20thFebruary 2024

Interviews: WC 26thFebruary 2024

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to teach within a forward thinking and supportive team.
  • A structured induction programme.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive community and a committed team of staff that are equally determined to give learners the best possible opportunities.
  • A strong commitment to staff well-being.

Further details about the role

Please Note: This position is at Hill View School - Martock, Somerset

How to apply:

To Apply please complete the application form which will be emailed to recruitment@oak.education your application by 11:59pm on 18th February 2024 to recruitment@oak.education

For a discussion about the post please contact Stu Lambert (Principal Designate) at Selworthy School on 01823 284970 orslambert@hv.oak.edcuation.

To support your application please outline your skills, experience, and suitability for the role as specified in the job description and specification.

Recruitment Timeline:

Application closing date: 9pm 18thFebruary 2024

Candidate shortlisting: 19th-20thFebruary 2024

Interviews: WC 26thFebruary 2024

Please note all positions at Hill View School require appropriate references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance due to direct access to children.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Oak Partnership are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, evidence of essential qualifications being seen prior to interview and satisfactory references.

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About The Oak Partnership Trust

Type
Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01823711100

Blackbrook Community Primary School, Selworthy Special School, West Monkton Church of England School and Ruishton Church of England School and Stoke St Gregory Church of England Primary school are part of the Oak Partnership Trust which was formed in January 2019. We have a new school, Hill View School opening in September 2024.

The trust consists of 7 settings, including 2 nurseries and an all through Special School.

We have a highly motivated and skilled team of teachers and support staff who are determined to provide the best possible learning opportunities for all our children and young people regardless of barriers.

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